Rwanda policy has not been ruled unlawful, says Priti Patel after court halts flight

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Priti Patel has said the government's Rwanda migrant policy has not been ruled unlawful after a last-minute intervention by a European court blocked the first deportation flight.

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Published on June 15, 2022 -  03:47
Labour: Rwanda policy is shameful and shambolic
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper says the policy to send asylum seekers to Rwanda is "shameful" and that the home secretary "only has herself to blame" that the first flight due to depart last night was cancelled after a last-minute intervention from the European Court of Human Rights. Priti Patel says the government "remains committed" to the policy and that preparations for future flights "have already begun". Report by Brooksl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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